"I built my own planetarium in my backyard."

Frank Kovac talks about building the world's largest rotating-globe planetarium.
Recorded in Monico, Wisconsin
Frank Kovac talks about building the world's largest rotating-globe planetarium.
Recorded in
Produced by
Michael Garofalo

Facilitated by
Daniel Littlewood

Themes
Growing Up

"I wasn't like other kids."

Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about growing up poor in Chicago.
Recorded in Madison, Wisconsin
Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about growing up poor in Chicago.
Recorded in
Produced by
Michael Garofalo

Facilitated by
Daniel Littlewood

In Partnership with
WPR

Themes
Angels & Mentors
Growing Up
Historias
Struggle
Teachers
Produced by
Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Virginia Lora

Themes
Romance

"I wasn't afraid. I thought, 'I'm going to be cool about it.'"

Jim Krawczyk remembers seeking out the late author and recluse J.D. Salinger in the 1960s.
Recorded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jim Krawczyk remembers seeking out the late author and recluse J.D. Salinger in the 1960s.
Recorded in
Produced by
Michael Garofalo

Facilitated by
Hillary Marshall

In Partnership with
WUWM

Themes
Discovery

"It sounds like you were the black sheep."

Carly Dreher interviews her grandfather Lyle Link, who is 90, about growing up on his family's farm.
Recorded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Carly Dreher interviews her grandfather Lyle Link, who is 90, about growing up on his family's farm.
Recorded in
Produced by
Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Becky Homann

Themes
Growing Up
Wisdom

"I got this job at Paul Bunyan restaurant..."

Tomas Kubrican and his wife, Carol Mittlesteadt, remember how they met.
Recorded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Tomas Kubrican and his wife, Carol Mittlesteadt, remember how they met.
Recorded in
Produced by


Facilitated by
Becky Homann

Themes
Romance

"If you could do anything again, would you raise me differently?"

11-year-old Connor Murphy interviews his mother, Patricia.
Recorded in Madison, Wisconsin
Produced by


Facilitated by
Anna Goldman

Themes
Discovery